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Kendyll Gross

MA Candidate, Art History (Mesoamerican)

Research Interests

  • Ancient American Art

  • West Mexican ceramics

  • Intersections of contemporary and the ancient past

  • Museum Studies


BA, Art History, Emory University


As an Andeanist at Emory University, Kendyll concentrated on the iconography of stelae at the site of Tiwanaku. Now at UT, she specializes in the art of Mesoamerica, and her current research centers around West Mexico’s shaft tomb tradition and ceramic figurines. She is also interested in museums and how they display and interpret their collections. Currently, she works with the Blanton Museum of Art as a graduate teaching fellow. She also assists the Art and Art History Department in researching their ancient American collection.